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  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Chris Berry, Eva Tsai

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies

    Edited by John Narayan, Gurminder K. Bhambra

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of postwar Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration

    Edited by Nauja Kleist, Dorte Thorsen

    Nauja Kleist is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies. Dorte Thorsen is an associate tutor at the University of Sussex, UK and an associate researcher at LPED, Aix Marseille Université – IRD, France.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Eating Traditional Food

    Politics, identity and practices

    Edited by Brigitte Sebastia

    Due to its centrality in human activities, food is a meaningful object that necessarily participates in any cultural, social and ideological construction and its qualification as 'traditional' is a politically-laden value. This book demonstrates that traditionality as attributed to foods…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice

    Edited by Vered Amit, Pauline Gardiner Barber

    In academic descriptions of cosmopolitanism, one particularly important distinction often recurs. Specifically, scholars have been concerned to distinguish between cosmopolitanism as a set of mundane practices and/or competences on the one hand and cosmopolitanism as a cultivated form of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Theories of the Stranger

    Debates on Cosmopolitanism, Identity and Cross-Cultural Encounters

    By Vince P. Marotta

    In our global, multicultural world, how we understand and relate to those who are different from us has become central to the politics of immigration in western societies. Who we are and how we perceive ourselves is closely associated with those who are different and strange. This book explores the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong

    By Hans J. Ladegaard

    Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with other helpers. They see themselves as ‘helpers’ who have come to Hong Kong to help their…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity. Volume I

    Comparisons, Challenges and Impact

    By Solange Lefebvre, Patrice Brodeur

    The question of how to manage cultural and religious diversity has found expression in several countries through the creation of government-initiated public commissions. These commissions have produced carefully written reports on the contexts and challenges regarding national identity and the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Viking-Age Transformations

    Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia

    By Zanette Tsigaridas Glrstad, Kjetil Loftsgarden

    The Viking Age was a period of profound change, as kingdoms were established, Christianity became the encompassing ideological and cosmological framework and towns were formed. This book examines the central backdrop to these changes: the economic transformation of West Scandinavia. With a focus on…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Culture, Environment and Adaptation in the North

  • The Ecosocial Transition of Societies

    The contribution of social work and social policy

    Edited by Aila-Leena Matthies, Kati Narhi

    This groundbreaking book both explains and expands the growing debate on ecological (environmental) social work at the global level. In order to achieve this, the book strengthens the environmental paradigm in social work and social policy by undertaking further research on theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

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